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Africa Energy Industry: "S Africa needs new nuclear plants urgently"– CEO Brian Molefe

Eskom CEO Brian Molefe said on Wednesday it was both urgent and feasible for South Africa to obtain more nuclear plants. “We think that a nuclear programme is feasible in South Africa because nuclear plants typically have a life of beyond 60 years and the payback period, irrespective of what the amount is, typically is about 20 years,” he told Parliament’s portfolio committee on public enterprises. 432 more words

Mozambique Energy Industry

Survey: 20% of reactor operators inexperienced

NHK has learned that one out of 5 workers who operate reactors at nuclear power plants in Japan has no experience in the work.

NHK surveyed 10 electric power companies to study the impact of suspended operations at their reactors following the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident. 205 more words

Japan

Survey: 20% of reactor operators inexperienced

NHK has learned that one out of 5 workers who operate reactors at nuclear power plants in Japan has no experience in the work.

NHK surveyed 10 electric power companies to study the impact of suspended operations at their reactors following the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident. 205 more words

Japan

Regulators halt study of cancer risks at 7 nuclear plants

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Federal regulators are pulling the plug on a five-year study of the risk of cancer in communities around six U.S. nuclear plants and a nuclear fuel site. 459 more words

National

Finland under more pressure over Russian N-plant plan

Finland’s government has come under renewed pressure over its decision to approve a Russian-built nuclear reactor after legal experts questioned the independence of the economy minister responsible for the plan. 920 more words

Russia

Courtesy of Obama’s Nuclear Deal: Iranians Visiting a Nuclear Plant Near You?

Today’s fun fact about The Deal. 

PJ MEDIA
by Claudia Rosett
August 7, 2015

Why, what could be wrong with that??

Annex III, Section D, item 8 of the Iran deal proposes to endow Iran with training in running a modern, “exclusively peaceful” nuclear infrastructure. 90 more words

Israel & Middle East